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  • Laugavegur 2018

    The 22nd Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday, July 14th, 2018. Registration for the race will be open from January 12th to June 30th but can be closed sooner if the race is fully booked. Information about entry fee, terms etc will be available at the beginning of January. Is this race for you?
  • Big challange

    Competitors must be in a very good physical shape to take part in this 55 km Ultra Marathon. the Laugavegur trail is very challenging and takes the runner through areas of outstanding natural beauty. If you want to know what kind of race the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is we recommend that you read "Is this race for you?" 
  • The Laugavegur trail

    The Laugavegur trail is located in the southern highlands of Iceland and connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. For many runners the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is the most enjoyable race in Iceland. The course is 55 km and takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Cintamani official clothing sponsor

The Laugavegur Ultra Marathon is proud to announce that Cintamani will be the race official clothing sponsor for the next three years. Since 1989 Cintamani has been creating high quality outdoor apparel that is designed and tested in Iceland. Cintamani is both technologically advanced as well as functional and fashionable as an everyday wear. This combination of functional and fashionable has made it a brand that Icelanders have been quick to embrace and wear with pride.

Since the weather on the Laugavegur trail can be very unpredictable it is very convenient for the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon to have Cintamani as a clothing sponsor. All Laugavegur Ultra Marathon 2016 participants will receive a Cintamani shirt at the race packet pickup. Cintamani will also give the first three male and first three female finishers nice prizes.

Visit cintamani.is to see what they have to offer.


Registration starts in January

The 20th Laugavegur Ultra Marathon will take place on Saturday July 16th 2016. The Laugavegur course takes runners through areas of outstanding natural beauty at the same time as being a challenging course. With good training and the right preperation the Laugavegur Ultra Marathon can be one of the runners most enjoyable races.

Registration will start on January 8th 2016 and will be open until June 30th unless the race will be fully booked before that date. Information about entry fee and other practical things will be available in the end of December.

Click here to find photos that show the beauty and diversity of the Laugavegur rout and here to view videos from the race.

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About Reykjavik Sports Union

The Reykjavik Sports Union was established in 1944 and is the association of sports clubs in Reykjavik. The Reykjavik Sports Union organizes six sports events every year: Íslandsbanki Reykjavík Marathon in August, Laugavegur Ultra Marathon in July, Suzuki Midnight Sun Run and WOW Tour of Reykjavik in June, WOW Northern Lights Run in February and WOW Reykjavik International Games in January.